Riccarton High School entered a boys and a girls team into the South Island Secondary Schools Junior Badminton Tournament, held in Christchurch on Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 November.

The boys team, consisting of Alrenzo Martinez, Keanno Bascuguin, Philip Lee and Jann Sotelo faced fierce competition and played well, often forcing games well past the usual 21 needed to win. 

In the end they were placed fourth, with the final game to decide third place going to the last few points.

The girls team, consisting of Abipsha Sengupta, Micky Wu, Aishwarya Sethumadhavan, Yue Ying Yew and Mary Janda also played well and placed third as a result. 

Well done all!